Conference on Applied Cryptography

The Cyber Defence Campus organizes cyber security and defence related conferences on a regular basis. The series of conferences starts on the 6th of June 2019 with a conference on applied cryptography.

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31st SERA – Swiss week

From 6 to 10 May 2019, the 31st Session européenne des responsables d’armement – SERA – is taking place in Berne and other locations throughout Switzerland. armasuisse is organising the supporting programme. This website will contain daily updates on each of the training days.

Updates SERA

Requirements defined for the new combat aircraft and new ground-based air defence system

The DDPS has decided on the requirements to be met by the new means of defending the population against threats from the air. Moreover, it has defined the evaluation criteria and other armaments-policy requirements, including those for offset transactions.

Media release

Cyber-Defence Campus opened

Bern, 21.02.2019 – The Cyber Defence Campus (CYD) of the Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS) commenced operation in January 2019. The CYD campus is an initiative of the national strategy for the protection of Switzerland against cyber risks (NCS).

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